Will they come in Whitewalls? Michelin helping Northwave shoes.

Michelin radial tires' technology and performance applied to Northwave all-mountain shoes to debut at Eurobike. From tires to soles, from cars to bikes: this was the sparkle the cooperation agreement between cycling shoes leading brand Northwave and JV International, strategic partner for innovative Michelin technical soles, started from.

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Jul 24, 2014


Fabien Barel on his recovery.

In this, the 2nd episode of his 2014 film series, we see Fabien Barel reflecting on a new course, one focused on recovery rather than riding the trail ahead. Fab's riding season was cut short when a crash in Chile during the first Enduro World Series event left him with a badly fractured vertabra....


Santa Cruz Syndicate Race Report: Leogang.

Its been coming for some time now and Josh "Ratboy" Bryceland hit his stride today in Leogang, Austria to take his first ever world cup downhill win! He put his stamp on the time of second place teammate Greg Minnaar with a 1.27 margin on this blazing fast course. Steve Peat placed 31st which...


Enduro World Series: Round 3. Vive la France!

After the incredible welcome Chile and Scotland gave to the enduro mountain bike racing community in the first two rounds of the Enduro World Series, it's hard to say that enduro has any particular physical headquarters. But if there's a spiritual home to the sport, it would be France, and if...


Riccardo Chiarini tests positive for EPO.

Italian mountain biker Riccardo Chiarini, who finished fourth overall in the 2014 Absa Cape Epic with partner Roel Paulissen of Belgium (Team Torpado Factory), has tested positive for unusually high levels of EPO. The former road professional was tested out-of-competition on May 7 this year by...


SGC gives bike camp scholarship to Connor.

"I've been watching Connor ride and progress since he was about 8 years old. These days it's obvious to see that he's impressive on a bike, but the stuff that has always impressed me the most is his positive attitude, love for bikes, and dedication to becoming a better rider. The SGC scholarship...


25 countries took part in CycloFemme day, May 11th

With the statement "We Ride Together," bicycle riders worldwide united for the third annual CycloFemme to honor women's cycling. Celebrations ranged from small rides with friends, mothers, and daughters, to riders exploring cities with special Bike Share collaborations in eight US cities, to...


SRAM releases trickle down X1 groupo.

From SRAM X1 comes the integrated drivetrain engineered in Germany for every rider and every trail. The simple, smart and synchronized design delivers confidence in the face of any terrain—from cross-country racing to all-mountain adventure. With our super-wide 10-42 gear range and multiple chain...


Paul Bass signs up to use X Fusion Shox.

X-Fusion is pleased to announce the signing of slopestyle champ Paul "Bass" Basagoitia. Since bursting onto the scene with his back-to-back 2004 and 2005 victories of the Whistler Crankworks slopestyle competition, Bass continues to compete at the top levels of freeride mountain biking. In 2012...


First Multi-Bike Park Pass released

The first and only online guide to North American bike parks—releases its MTBparks Pass today, giving riders access to an unprecedented collection of North America’s Best Bike Parks for the summer 2014 riding season.  


Rockshox releases fat fork: Bluto.

You’ve probably observed more and more riders are on bikes that look “different” on your trails. Bikes that have wheels and tires of gigantic proportion – and we’re not talking about 29ers here.


Red Bull Joyride: Athletes revealed.

Fusing elements of slopestyle, dirt jump and North Shore mountain biking, Red Bull Joyride will once again culminate into one gravity-fed, season-defining freeride mountain bike competition on Saturday, August 17 in Whistler, BC. Eighteen of the world's best riders have been officially invited to...